Ambient music composer William Basinski says the four-volume work, now a box set, saved his life. James Elaine hide caption

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Adrian Sherwood: Dub Without Borders

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Pet Shop Boys Leave 'West End' To Explore 'Elysium'

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Dan Deacon's latest project combines his signature electronic sound with live musicians and instruments. Shawn Brackbrill/Courtesy of Domino Records hide caption

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Dan Deacon On Computers, College And 'Electronic Music'

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Esau Mwamwaya and Johan Karlberg perform and record as The Very Best. Niall Kenny/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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The Very Best: A Would-Be Lion Chaser's Backup Plan

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A fan of soul and disco, Nemiah Mitchell, Jr. (left) let the taste of his son, Vince Lawrence, shape the output of his record labels Mitchbal and Chicago Connection. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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"Shake Your Body" by Jeanette Thomas

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Tanlines: Grown-Up Problems, With A Beat

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Suzanne Ciani's new retrospective album, Lixiviation 1969-1985, presents long-form works alongside her many commercial projects. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Suzanne Ciani, Trailblazing Synth Musician, Looks Back

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Nicolas Godin and Jean-Benoit Dunckel pose at a January screening of Le Voyage Dans La Lune at New York's Museum of Modern Art. Gabi Porter/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Air: Scoring A Cinematic Marvel, 100 Years Later

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Damon Albarn Captures The Sounds Of Congo

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The Oramics machine is the creation of Daphne Oram, the first director of the BBC's Radiophonic Workshop and a central figure in the evolution of electronic music.

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A Relic From The Roots Of Electronic Music

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Eric Hilton and Rob Garza have been recording and performing as Thievery Corporation since the mid-1990s. Their newest album is called Culture of Fear. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Thievery Corporation: Power Of Two

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Washed Out: Intimate Electronica

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A self-portrait from Moby's new photo book Destroyed, released alongside a moody album of the same name. Moby/Courtesy of the artist hide caption

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Moby: On The Long, Lonesome Road

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Carl Craig says he's always thought of his music as "a personal beautification of Detroit." Wills Glasspiegel for NPR hide caption

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Detroit Techno City: Exporting A Sound To The World

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Mason Bates has spent years straddling the line between classical and electronic music. Lydia Danmiller/Courtesy of Young Concert Artists, Inc. hide caption

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Mason Bates: Electronica, Meet Orchestra

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Terre Thaemlitz: Deconstructing Gender Politics In Dance Music

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Teebs: Better Living Through 'Beat Music'

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Why Club DJs Love 'Barbra Streisand'

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Veteran Club-Goers Still Love House Music

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